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[movies]The Telecom Act of 1996 - Jason Crow
Lauren-Glenn Davitian, the Executive Director of the Center for Media & Democracy, gives insight into the ramifications of the 1996 Telecom Act. Lawmakers hoped that the 1996 Telecom Act would help spur innovation and broadband Internet build out. Well, 9 years after the Act was passed, we see a duopoly in the telephone industry with Verizon and SBC who are both moving into the television over Internet business...
Keywords: video blog; video; blog; vlog; media policy; policy; internet; media; democracy; media Reform; policy reform; Lauren-Glenn Davitian; Cambridge Community Television Chittenden Community Television; copyright; the Center for Media & Democracy
Downloads: 189
[movies]What would real democracy look like?
What is a real democracy? Dr Shiva describes the current systems of democracy worldwide as a sham. Representative democracy has been hijacked by an 'economic dictatorship', led by a handful of multinational corporations. She calls for a true democracy which recognizes the value of all living systems.
Keywords: news&information; systems of democracy; real democracy; representative democracy; economic dictatorship; multinational corporations; respect for life; what is democracy; define democracy
Downloads: 4
[movies]How has the web changed the world?
Frances Moore Lappe talks about the effect of the internet and mass communications on democracy. This mass access to information and education has helped the growth of what she calls ?Living Democracy?, a new form of democracy.
Keywords: news&information; internet changed the world; effect of the internet; mass communications; effect of internet on democracy; e-democracy; living democracy; new democracy
Downloads: 2
[movies]Can we have security and democracy?
Rama Mani discusses security and democracy. She believes that democracy has weakened as a result of the ?war on terror?. Democracy should be the means with which society can truly flourish ? a participatory and inclusive process that gives all citizens a voice.
Keywords: news&information; security and democracy; security; democracy; war on terror; democratic systems
Downloads: 1
[movies]Episode 48: How Secure/Private is a Public Computer? Subscribing to Ask the Techies
In response to viewer questions, D.Lee Beard explains how to subscribe and view the two versions of Ask the Techies via iTunes and the Democracy Player & explains which version you should be subscribing to. Is someone secretly and remotely watching what you are doing on your computer without your knowledge? This can easily happen on public computers. D.Lee shows you how someone can watch what is happening on another computer or computers using VNC or Apple Remote Desktop software without the use...
Keywords: apple; mac; windows; vnc; network; computer; miro; democracy player
Downloads: 7
[movies]Why do cities need public spaces?
Kaarin Taipale speaks of the importance of public spaces in cities. She argues that public space is crucial for democracy. Urban planning can transform communities through use of public space.
Keywords: news&information; public space in cities; urban planning; communities; democracy; public spaces in cities
Downloads: 1
[movies]This is Athens
http://submedia.tv/stimulator/2012/07/09/this-is-athens A personal account of my short visit to Athens, Greece. My initial intent was to do a report on the anarchist neighbourhood assemblies. Truth be told this task was more challenging than I expected. Few within the neighbourhood assembly scene agreed to be video taped or photographed for fear of retaliation by the police, their employers and fascists...
Keywords: news&information; greece; athens; golden dawn; anarchists; new democracy; occupy wall street; nazis; crisis
Downloads: 10
[movies]Beach Walk #607 OTR - Lawyers Without Borders
I am still in Florida within my parents, and took an early morning walk to the beach for a sunrise. There has been a lot going on, not all of it happy stuff, and I really wasn't in the mood for much if anything. But theres two people walked up and saw me fiddling with my camera, then asked if they could take a picture for me. Turns out they are the founders of Lawyers Without Borders, Christina Storm and James Byrne...
Keywords: food&leisure; beachwalks; democracy; florida; helping; lawyers; lawyers without borders; pro bono
Downloads: 6
[movies]How can national parliaments best work together?
Nicholas Dunlop argues that global treaties and other decision-making processes for international issues are too slow to deal with issues such as climate change. He says that we need a way to link up national legislators who have the power to make laws and set budgets and agendas. Through coordinated domestic action, Dunlop believes legislators can achieve a lot without the need for decades of negotiation through international treaties.
Keywords: news&information; parliamentary system; democracy; political systems; forms of government; international development; african elections; intergovernmental; global treaties; coalition government
Downloads: 4
[movies]What is the 'e-parliament' initiative?
Nicholas Dunlop explains what the 'e-parliament initiative' is. The internet and other electronic forms of communication are being used to allow democratic legislators from around the world to exchange and implement good policy ideas. He argues that as domestic policy agendas converge, parliaments must share best practice, effective solutions and to jointly assess priorities for the future.
Keywords: news&information; what is e-parliament initiative; parliamentary system; e-democracy; political systems; forms of government; international development; african elections; ict in politics; global legislators
Downloads: 4
[movies]Cascadia to Cairo Solidarity Rally
Around 150 people of the public converge on Portland's privately owned Pioneer Square in a show of Solidarity with the democratic uprisings of the Arab world and to voice their opposition to the United States imperial meddling abroad.
Keywords: #jan25; portland; pioneer square; egypt; solidarity; uprising; mubarak; democracy now; al jazeera; protest; economic crisis; wikileaks; fox news; bill oreilly; tea party; ponies; icecream; militarism; lockheed martin; boeing; obama; raytheon
[movies]Episode 2 (Segment 2): The Significance of Black Studies to Gender and Other Ethnic Area Studies
In this episode, why pursue Black Studies? What is the significance of Black Studies in higher education? How has the Black Studies pioneered and developed theories and approaches to problems in ways that have added to academia and society as a whole? Is Black Studies solely for the consumption of Black students? Why should Asian, Latino, or White students have an interest in pursuing Black Studies?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; civil rights; black power; history; us history; 1960s; cornel west; gloria anzaldua; democracy now; amy goodman; latino studies; chicano studies; gender studies; lgbt; sexism; homophobia; diaspora
Downloads: 1
[movies]Episode 1 (Segment 3): Challenges and Dilemmas of Black Studies
In this episode, we look at the origins of a relatively new academic discipline. How did Black Studies come about and how is it distinct from other academic disciplines? Also, what are the challenges faced by scholars, academics and students of Black Studies in higher education?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; malcolm x; black panther party; civil rights; black power; history; us history; 1960s; karen salazar; democracy now; amy goodman; education; african american; darius spearman
Downloads: 6
[movies]Episode 2 (Segment 3): Black Studies Significance to White Students
In this episode, why pursue Black Studies? What is the significance of Black Studies in higher education? How has the Black Studies pioneered and developed theories and approaches to problems in ways that have added to academia and society as a whole? Is Black Studies solely for the consumption of Black students? Why should Asian, Latino, or White students have an interest in pursuing Black Studies?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; civil rights; black power; history; us history; 1960s; cornel west; gloria anzaldua; democracy now; amy goodman; latino studies; chicano studies; gender studies; lgbt; sexism; homophobia; diaspora
Downloads: 4
[movies]Episode 1: What is Black Studies? (Intro)
In this episode, we look at the origins of a relatively new academic discipline. How did Black Studies come about and how is it distinct from other academic disciplines? Also, what are the challenges faced by scholars, academics and students of Black Studies in higher education?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; malcolm x; black panther party; civil rights; black power; history; us history; 1960s; karen salazar; democracy now; amy goodman; education; african american; darius spearman
Downloads: 5
[movies]Get smart about ALEC #F29
On February 29th, Occupy Portland calls for a national day of non-violent direct action to reclaim our voices and challenge our society’s obsession with profit and greed by shutting down the corporations. We are rejecting a society that does not allow us control of our future. We will reclaim our ability to shape our world in a democratic, cooperative, just and sustainable direction. We call on people to target corporations that are part of the American Legislative Exchange Council which is a ...
Keywords: alec; american legislative exchange council; portland; shut down the corporations; oregon; f29; occupy; corporation; capitalism; direct action; democracy; people power; justice; corporate cronyism; occupy wall street; ows; oakland; valentines day; 99%; non-violence; civil di
Downloads: 4
[movies]Episode 13: Race vs. Gender (Introduction)
In this episode, we look at the social construct of patriarchal masculinity as it is expressed in the Black liberation struggle. We will start with the critical question posed by the brilliant scholar and social critic, bell hooks. We will then take a look at some specific controversies vis-à-vis gender and homophobia. Has homophobia and femiphobia (fear of women) hurt the Black Liberation struggle?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; black panther party; civil rights; black power; history; us history; democracy now; amy goodman; african american; homophobia; lgbt; sexism; feminism; alice walker; bell hooks; stokely charmichael
Downloads: 5
[movies]Episode 13 (Segment 2): Femiphobia in the Black Liberation Struggle
In this episode, we look at the social construct of patriarchal masculinity as it is expressed in the Black liberation struggle. We will start with the critical question posed by the brilliant scholar and social critic, bell hooks. We will then take a look at some specific controversies vis-?-vis gender and homophobia. Has homophobia and femiphobia (fear of women) hurt the Black Liberation struggle?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; black panther party; civil rights; black power; history; us history; democracy now; amy goodman; african american; homophobia; lgbt; sexism; feminism; alice walker; bell hooks; stokely charmichael
Downloads: 5
[movies]Episode 14 (Segment 3): Race And Politics In The Age Of Obama
In this episode, The Conservative Era: From Reagan to the Age of Obama. The late 1970s and 1980s brought about a shift in American attitudes towards race and civil rights. In this episode we will see how the neoconservative movement was able to simultaneously embrace the ideals of the old civil rights movement and leaders such as Martin Luther King, while at the same time undermining the systemic changes that the civil rights movement fought for.
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; carl dix; cornel west; bill cosby; civil rights; thomas sowell; history; us history; 1980s; ronald reagan; democracy now; amy goodman; education; african american; darius spearman; obama; new racism
Downloads: 3
[movies]Episode 14 (Segment 2): Ronald Reagan And The Conservative Era
In this episode, The Conservative Era: From Reagan to the Age of Obama. The late 1970s and 1980s brought about a shift in American attitudes towards race and civil rights. In this episode we will see how the neoconservative movement was able to simultaneously embrace the ideals of the old civil rights movement and leaders such as Martin Luther King, while at the same time undermining the systemic changes that the civil rights movement fought for.
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; carl dix; cornel west; bill cosby; civil rights; thomas sowell; history; us history; 1980s; ronald reagan; democracy now; amy goodman; education; african american; darius spearman; obama; new racism
Downloads: 6
[movies]Episode 14: The Conservative Era: From Reagan to the Age of Obama (Full Episode)
In this episode, The Conservative Era: From Reagan to the Age of Obama. The late 1970s and 1980s brought about a shift in American attitudes towards race and civil rights. In this episode we will see how the neoconservative movement was able to simultaneously embrace the ideals of the old civil rights movement and leaders such as Martin Luther King, while at the same time undermining the systemic changes that the civil rights movement fought for.
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; carl dix; cornel west; bill cosby; civil rights; thomas sowell; history; us history; 1980s; ronald reagan; democracy now; amy goodman; education; african american; darius spearman; obama; new racism
Downloads: 12
[movies]Episode 13 (Segment 3): Homophobia in the Black Liberation Struggle
In this episode, we look at the social construct of patriarchal masculinity as it is expressed in the Black liberation struggle. We will start with the critical question posed by the brilliant scholar and social critic, bell hooks. We will then take a look at some specific controversies vis-?-vis gender and homophobia. Has homophobia and femiphobia (fear of women) hurt the Black Liberation struggle?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; black panther party; civil rights; black power; history; us history; democracy now; amy goodman; african american; homophobia; lgbt; sexism; feminism; alice walker; bell hooks; stokely charmichael
Downloads: 6
[movies]Episode 1: What is Black Studies?
In this episode, we look at the origins of a relatively new academic discipline. How did Black Studies come about and how is it distinct from other academic disciplines? Also, what are the challenges faced by scholars, academics and students of Black Studies in higher education?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; malcolm x; black panther party; civil rights; black power; history; us history; 1960s; karen salazar; democracy now; amy goodman; education; african american; darius spearman
Downloads: 13
[movies]Episode 2: Why Pursue Black Studies? (Intro)
In this episode, why pursue Black Studies? What is the significance of Black Studies in higher education? How has the Black Studies pioneered and developed theories and approaches to problems in ways that have added to academia and society as a whole? Is Black Studies solely for the consumption of Black students? Why should Asian, Latino, or White students have an interest in pursuing Black Studies?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; civil rights; black power; history; us history; 1960s; cornel west; gloria anzaldua; democracy now; amy goodman; latino studies; chicano studies; gender studies; lgbt; sexism; homophobia; diaspora
Downloads: 3
[movies]Episode 2: Why Pursue Black Studies?
In this episode, why pursue Black Studies? What is the significance of Black Studies in higher education? How has the Black Studies pioneered and developed theories and approaches to problems in ways that have added to academia and society as a whole? Is Black Studies solely for the consumption of Black students? Why should Asian, Latino, or White students have an interest in pursuing Black Studies?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; civil rights; black power; history; us history; 1960s; cornel west; gloria anzaldua; democracy now; amy goodman; latino studies; chicano studies; gender studies; lgbt; sexism; homophobia; diaspora
Downloads: 7
[movies]Episode 14: The Conservative Era: From Reagan to the Age of Obama (Introduction)
In this episode, The Conservative Era: From Reagan to the Age of Obama. The late 1970s and 1980s brought about a shift in American attitudes towards race and civil rights. In this episode we will see how the neoconservative movement was able to simultaneously embrace the ideals of the old civil rights movement and leaders such as Martin Luther King, while at the same time undermining the systemic changes that the civil rights movement fought for.
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; carl dix; cornel west; bill cosby; civil rights; thomas sowell; history; us history; 1980s; ronald reagan; democracy now; amy goodman; education; african american; darius spearman; obama; new racism
Downloads: 8
[movies]Episode 13: Race vs. Gender (Femiphobia and Homophobia Within the Black Liberation Struggle)
In this episode, we look at the social construct of patriarchal masculinity as it is expressed in the Black liberation struggle. We will start with the critical question posed by the brilliant scholar and social critic, bell hooks. We will then take a look at some specific controversies vis-?-vis gender and homophobia. Has homophobia and femiphobia (fear of women) hurt the Black Liberation struggle?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; black panther party; civil rights; black power; history; us history; democracy now; amy goodman; african american; homophobia; lgbt; sexism; feminism; alice walker; bell hooks; stokely charmichael
Downloads: 5
[movies]Episode 2 (Segment 1): Black Studies Theory and Contributions to Higher Education
In this episode, why pursue Black Studies? What is the significance of Black Studies in higher education? How has the Black Studies pioneered and developed theories and approaches to problems in ways that have added to academia and society as a whole? Is Black Studies solely for the consumption of Black students? Why should Asian, Latino, or White students have an interest in pursuing Black Studies?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; civil rights; black power; history; us history; 1960s; cornel west; gloria anzaldua; democracy now; amy goodman; latino studies; chicano studies; gender studies; lgbt; sexism; homophobia; diaspora
Downloads: 9
[movies]Episode 13 (Segment 1): Critical Questions on Gender
In this episode, we look at the social construct of patriarchal masculinity as it is expressed in the Black liberation struggle. We will start with the critical question posed by the brilliant scholar and social critic, bell hooks. We will then take a look at some specific controversies vis-?-vis gender and homophobia. Has homophobia and femiphobia (fear of women) hurt the Black Liberation struggle?
Keywords: searchonly; black studies; africana studies; african american studies; racism; cold war; black panther party; civil rights; black power; history; us history; democracy now; amy goodman; african american; homophobia; lgbt; sexism; feminism; alice walker; bell hooks; stokely charmichael
Downloads: 5
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